Student Transitions

The Department of Student Transitions within the UGA Division of Student Affairs is dedicated to supporting students through key times of transition during their time at the University of Georgia. Within Student Transitions, students will be connected to campus resources, learn strategies to effectively navigate their collegiate experience, and take part in various transition programming opportunities.

45 Baxter Street Suite 126
Athens, GA 30602
706-583-0830 | transitions@uga.edu

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Programs & Resources

Take a look at how the Department of Student Transitions supports UGA students

Student Resources

Student Transitions is committed to providing support and resources that will allow students to be successful at all points of transition during their college experience. Students will be connected to Student Affairs and campus resources in order to help students effectively navigate times of transition and continue timely progression to graduation.

Dawg Camp

Dawg Camp is a nationally renowned extended orientation program designed to assist students with their transition into the University of Georgia community. Dawg Camp provides a foundation for a successful college experience by exposing participants to student life, exploring common transition topics, and engaging in fun and dynamic activities.

Welcome UGA

Welcome UGA is a campus wide effort to celebrate and support first-year, transfer and returning students to campus at the beginning of each semester. The great thing about Welcome UGA is that there are events and programs that range in size, location, and focus—you are sure to find something that interests you!

Sophmore September

Sophomore September, a month filled with various social, academic, and well-being events catered to you all as the Class of 2024, is a great way for you all to connect with various campus resources and your peers. Some events to highlight are SophoMORE Stride, Study Away fairs, and a drive-in movie plus many more! If you attend one event from each of our three categories (social, academic, and well-being), you will have the opportunity to participate in a tour of Sanford Stadium and the West End Zone. To keep track of your attendance, we ask that you complete this form for each event you attend.

Latest News

Spring 2022 Welcome Event

It is very special to be a new student at the University of Georgia, something only a few thousand Bulldogs get to experience each year. But it is a truly unique experience to be one of the approximately 150 spring semester enrollees that began classes this January.

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Upcoming Events

  • Transfer Student Welcome

    Tuesday, January 18th 2022
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Event Location: Tate Grand Hall

    Come enjoy free giveaways, food, connecting with other transfer students, learning about campus resources, and a chance to win a custom UGA jersey! 

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  • Transition Talks

    Monday, January 24th 2022
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Event Location: Tate 140

    Join Student Transitions in Celebrating National Mentoring Month! Our Transition Ambassadors will be present to have 1 on 1 meetings in regards to transition challenges or any questions about UGA. Refreshments will be provided. 

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  • Welcome UGA Trivia

    Wednesday, January 26th 2022
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Event Location: Tate Theater

    Join us for Welcome UGA Trivia and refreshments! Come to win some awesome prizes!

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Connect with us!

Please reach out to Student Transitions with any questions you have about the student experience, how to find your place on campus, or ways to make meaningful connections during your time at UGA.